The Mid-Columbia Athletes of the Week for March 26, 2009.
Track & Field
Kyle Eaton, Sr., Walla Walla
He won both hurdles races at the Richland Jamboree, including the 110-meter hurdles in an area-best time of 15.52 seconds.
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Jared Gower, Soph., Kennewick
Goalkeeper made seven saves in a 2-0 win over Hanford and 10 saves in a 3-2 win over Richland in the Lions’ CBBN opener.
Dylan Jahns, Jr., Othello
He shot a 4-over 76 at the Othello Golf Club to win medalist honors at the Othello Invite and lead the Huskies to the team title.
Jake Knox, Sr., Hanford
He won two No. 1 singles matches Saturday, defeating Jake Cruz of Sunnyside, 6-0, 6-1, and Eric Arnold of Kennewick, 6-0, 6-1.
Drew Loftus, Soph., Kennewick
He went 4-for-4 with a double, homer and five RBIs in a season-opening 7-4 win over Lake Washington.
Randi Wright, Jr., Warden
She earned three wins, striking out 25 in 11 innings vs. Mabton and eight in seven innings vs. Cheney; also had five RBIs vs. Mabton.
* Athletes of the Week are selected by the Herald sports staff and run Thursdays. Coaches with an athlete to nominate should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Mondays.